Anthony Watson of Prospect was recently awarded a Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship to help pay for his college education. This scholarship award is $1,500 a year for four years of college.
Watson will attend the University of Louisville to study psychology.
He is one of only 30 graduates in the state this year to receive a Byrd Scholarship, a federally funded program administered by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority.
KHEAA also administers other student aid programs, including the Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship.